The Organ

The Organ
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The organ is a three-manual instrument installed in 1900, designed by Mr J.T. Field and built by Messrs. A. Hunter and Son of Clapham, South London. The organ was originally pneumatic (i.e. hand pumped) but converted to electro-pneumatic in 1935. The original action has otherwise been retained throughout with four double and one single bellows. A concave and radiating pedal board was fitted in 1967 together with a balanced swell pedal.


The Organ Console
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The organ is considered to be a fine example of it's type and age. Extensive fundraising amounting to approximately £52,000 enabled a thorough clean and overhaul to be completed in 2004. The work included the replacement of leatherwork in the bellows and was undertaken by Jim Molyneux of Stoke-on-Trent. A comprehensive list of the elements of the organ including pipes, couplers and pistons can be found on the notice board at the back of church.



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